Meryl Streep Brings Activist Ai-jen Poo to Golden Globes 2018!

Meryl Streep Brings Activist Ai-jen Poo to Golden Globes 2018!

Meryl Streep Brings Activist Ai-jen Poo to Golden Globes 2018!

As The Blast reported, some of Hollywood's biggest female stars will walk the red carpet with women by their sides.

The women of Time's Up, the official Hollywood initiative to combat sexual harassment both within and beyond the entertainment industry, picked the dress code, encouraging men and women to wear black as a symbol of solidarity with those combating sexual harassment, discrimination, and assault.

Other actresses bringing along activists to Sunday night's ceremony in Los Angeles include Emma Watson, Amy Poehler, and Shailene Woodley.

Streep - who has been heavily criticized for her response to the allegations against her longtime collaborator Harvey Weinstein - will bring along National Domestic Workers Alliance director and 2014 MacArthur fellow Aj-jen Poo, according to Variety.

She add that "because of Tarana" she had more hope for the future.

"Women in Hollywood have an opportunity to amplify the issues and shine a light on things".

David Thewlis arriving at the ceremony
David Thewlis arriving at the ceremony

Michelle Williams will bring Burke, the founder of #metoo and a woman who has campaigned for gender and racial justice for decades.

- Billie Jean King, the tennis champion who founded the Women's Tennis Association, will accompany Ms.

Woodley's date is Suquamish Tribe member Calina Lawrence, who advocates for Native American treaty and water rights.

Sarandon's guest was organizer Rosa Clemente, founder of PR (Puerto Rico) On The Map.

It's an nearly certainty that all of these women will be wearing black, an initiative organised by the Time's Up campaign to stand in solidarity with those who experience sexual harassment, assault or abuse across all industries.

Emma Watson will being Marai Larasi, the executive director of the UK-based black-feminist network organisation Imkaan, as well as being the co-chair of the End Violence Against Women Coalition.

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